P.M. Cuny

Philip Minor Cuny, Jr.

Full Name: Philip Minor Cuny, Jr.
Other surnames: Cuney
Date of birth: October 10, 1843
Date of death: April 25, 1923

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1)   Democrat Brookshire / Waller   Fort Bend, Waller

(1) P.M. Cuny. Texas Legislative Manual.

Terms of Service top

House District 41
Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903
Legislatures: 27th (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Brookshire / Waller
Counties in district: Fort Bend, Waller

(1) P.M. Cuny. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, P.M. Cuny, "Former Citizen Dies," 4/27/1923, p. 1. Student of the Virginia Military Institute. "For ten years he worked in the State Land office at Austin and served his district at one time in the state legislature." Brookshire Times (Brookshire, Waller County, Texas).
  • Obituary, "Captain P.M. Cuny," 4/29/1923, p. 19, served in Confederate army with [G]Cranbury's brigade. Fort Worth Record-Telegram.
  • Biographical sketches, Philip M. Cuny and Judge Edwin Waller, pp. 92-95. Cuny born 10/10/1843 in Austin County. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private and Sergeant, Company D, 24th Texas Cavalry, date of enlistment 5/3/1862 at Hempstead. Phillip M. Cuny/Cuney, born about 1844 in Austin (now Waller) County, Texas; death date 4/25/1923 in Fort Worth. Pension File No. 30910, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Civil War Service in Confederate States Army, Private and Sergeant, 24th Texas Cavalry; 2nd Lieutenant, Brig. Gen. H.B. Granbury's Consolidated TX Brigade. Biographical information included in historical roster ID 1287, Philip Miner [Minor] Cuny. Born 10/10/1843. Virginia Military Institute Archives.

Other Resources

  • Relatives: Philip Minor Cuny, Jr. - son; Philip Minor Cuny, Sr. - father. Daniel and Priscilla White Dulaney Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - Philip M. Cuny, Waller County, age 57, born October 1843 in Texas, agt. oil co., spouse Sallie B. FamilySearch.
  • Philip Minor Cuny, birth date 10/10/1844, death date 4/25/1923 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, retired. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Philip Cuney, Jr., mentioned in "Philip Cuney: Polititian and Slaveholder," p. 8. Southern Family in White and Black: the Cuneys of Texas, 2003.
  • Delegate to Constitutional Convention, 1845. Journals of the Convention, assembled at the city of Austin on the Fourth of July, 1845, for the purpose of framing a constitution for the State of Texas, pp. 377-378. Austin: Miner & Cruger, printers to the Convention, 1845. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.


  • Photograph. P.M. Cuny, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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